HOW IT WORKS
Register now for the Black Enterprise Small Business University powered by AARP! Through four weeks of video courses, created exclusively for entrepreneurs, our star instructors give you insider advice on establishing your brand, marketing your business, financing and investing, managing your team, upgrading your technology, finding balance and more.
But that’s not all! The more you participate in “class,” the better chance you have of gaining points. And what do points mean? Prizes!
Join the conversation on social media and share the video courses with friends for your chance to win more than $15,000 in prizes for your business—including the chance to win a small business makeover from AARP and a feature in Black Enterprise magazine.
Step 1: Go to www.blackenterprise.com/sbu and register anytime during the 4-week program to earn 350 points.
Step 2: Classes start on Monday, October 7th, and each week a different topic is discussed (see Courses). At 8AM on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays a new course will post. Go to www.blackenterprise.com/sbu to watch the video courses in their entirety and earn 350 points.
Step 3: Every Thursday from Noon – 1pm, one of our experts will be on-hand to answers your questions. submit your first question here to earn another 50 points.
Check out more ways that you can earn points and prizes:
Earn 40 points by logging in once per day
Earn 350 points for watching a video for the entire course
Earn 5O points by asking the expert one time only
Earn 35 points for reading each tip
Earn 75 points for sharing videos 3 times per week
Earn 250 points by completing the Extended Profile
Earn 100 points for clicking on “See more” for AARP Products under Tools
Earn 75 points for each tweet once per day
Earn 150 points for each Facebook Status update
Earn 500 points for taking the survey at end of program
At the end of each week, multiple prizes will be given away to people who have racked up their points so it’s best you do everything each week. It doesn’t matter when you register, you can always catch up. But don’t wait! You want to be included in the weekly drawing. We’ll notify you via email if you’ve won.
During the eighth week, a grand prize and runner-up winner will be selected.
Earn 100 points per Badge if you watch the videos in their entirety for that week
For more info on how SBU works for you, visit our rules.